Collection CHC0358 - Roberto Luque Escalona Papers

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Roberto Luque Escalona Papers


  • 1971-1996 (Creation)


2 Boxes

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Collection consists of correspondence, clippings of articles by Luque Escalona, manuscripts of " Lorenzo y el cordero del diablo," of unpublished book by Luque Escalona titled "Yo, el mejor de todos," of essays: "La enfermedad visual del fidelismo," "Las iniciales del fidelismo" and "Paleontología política," as well as, a manuscript of his first novel titled "Los Funerales de Hector" and written in Cuba and presented at the contest, Casa de las Americas, in 1969. The materials also include a manuscript of the short story titled "Aquel no era mi día" which was published in "Antología de cuentos de cubanos de la diáspora," as well as, manuscripts of the following unpublished short stories: "Les crimenes de la calle M, "Una lección de odio," "El Macho," "Los últimos caidos," "Largo y tortuoso camino and "Entre cuatro paredes." A manuscript of the first article that Escalona wrote in exile and a miniature of his novel "Los Niños y el Tigre: Política y revolución en Cuba" published by Freedom House in New York are also included.

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This collection is open for research.

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Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please, contact for more information.

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  • Spanish
  • English

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Gift of Roberto Luque Escalona, 2009.

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